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Oct 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
accusations of human rights abuses mount up, we talk to belarus's famous or infamous leader. >> america wants to democratize us. why not dem ties saudi arabia? >> we speak to conrad black, one the most powerful media -- >> i went through the difficult charge of being falsely convicted and vindicated without losing my mind, becoming irrational, ceasing to be a reasonable person and actually being able to endure a discussion like this without getting up and smashing your face in. >> and the man who jumped from the edge of space at the speed of sound. would you do it? why would anyone? we speak to felix baumgartner about his historic leap of faith. >> hello, he's known to many as europe's last dictator. alexander lukashenko has dominated belarus for nearly 20 years. his longevity is matched only by the length of the charge sheet against him, including allegations of human rights abuses and even torture. apparently mr. lukashenko thinks talk of democracy is being used as a cover for what he calls plunder by the west. we join the latest press baron on a trip to conduct a rare interview with the ma
Oct 2, 2012 9:30am PDT
in favor of nuclear power, despite the risks. among them as belarus, one of the worst affected in the aftermath of chernobyl in 1986. yet, alexander lukashenko, known as europe's last dictator, is having a brand-new reactor built in his country. >> the northwest corner of belarus near the lithuanian corner, one of the lucky areas of the country that was not contaminated by the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a peculiar choice of location for the poverty-stricken nation to build its first nuclear power plant. the first buildings sport a quote by victor lukashenko. the technology is russian. moscow's lending belarus nearly 10 billion euros to build this, the first of its kind. according to the government, the majority of belarussians support the project. we've been told to follow this white car to a place where we can talk. tatiana, like most others here, does not want to be seen speaking with western journalists, especially not if they oppose nuclear energy. she is comfortable talking here on her farm in the middle of the woods. tatyana has thyroid cancer. there has been a marked in
Oct 29, 2012 9:30am PDT
protection. time's running out. >> the border region between poland and belarus is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the primeval forest that once stretched across the european plain. the bushka bjoo-veschka as it is known on the polish side is also increasingly becoming a visitor magnet. tourists, environmental campaigners and scientists all flock to this un world heritage site. >> when you've found your place in the world it's hard to explain what's so fascinating about it. it's like with love -- how can you explain exactly what you fell in love with? >> mateusz szymura is a tour guide. he leads his groups deep into the bialowieza forest. nowhere else in europe can as many different species of birds be found in one place. szymura's father taught him what fascinates tourists from the cities -- this bracket fungus, for example. it's seven years old and hard as wood, the tour guide says. everything here grows the way it will. because a primeval forest is, by definition, free from human intervention. >> it teaches me to respect nature. it has its own plans which don't ne
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
car like a tin can. >> well done. >> yeah. >> how about highway beautification in belarus. looks like a rest stop you expect to find a bathroom. >> work in progress. >> oh! >> that's not going to be good for befrts. >> that is sick. >> i like to think in a very bad windstorm, the port-a-potty walls and doors blew away and this what is was left. no one would use that. >> somebody did. >> well, yeah, but when there was a door and walls. >> it's pudding. >> it's pudding. >> what exactly is going on here? >> oh. >> see the school where no one sits at a desk on the next "right this minute." >> and it's just about time to give away an ipad. we've got monday's buzzword for you, coming up. >>> and all his friends love him. so kyle's getting a gift that a guy like kyle really loves. >> he doesn't close his mouth for like two minutes. >> see the story behind kyle's surprise on "right this minute." helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheeri
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
and belarus. >> translator: what does venezuela have in common with iran or belarus? isn't the president of belarus a dictator? you tell me. isn't it true that here in venezuela we twice gave our independence hero to gadhafi? is that the kind of relations we the venezuelan people want? no! >> reporter: while he was speaking to reporters, chavez was singing folk songs to his followers while campaigning in western venezuela. ♪ >> reporter: the former tax attorney was the mayor of a caracas suburb before winning the governorship. he was also the youngest leader of the venezuelan parliament. part of his appeal he speaks about solid government institutions and a judicial branch that treats all venezuelans equally under the law. he was elected to run against chavez after the venezuelan opposition forged an alliance in january. the 40-year-old candidate says he has visited more than 300 venezuelan towns during his campaign. he stepped on to the national scene during a 2002 riot at the cuban embassy in caracas. the chavez government accused him of insighting the riot and sentenced him to jail
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
't have to just defend against your neighbor, you have to defend against the guy in belarus, so it's a whole different program. >> host: well, robert o'hara described you as a good guy hacker, a white hat hacker. what does that mean, and what's the motive of some of the black hat hackers? >> guest: okay. so the white hat, the good guy hackers like was explained, so, um, we're the guys who, you know, we develop skills to do the same thing that bad guys can do. so we can break into computers, but i instead of -- instead of stealing information and causing problems, we, you know, tell everyone what we did, try to work with vendors to make their products more secure, you know, give talks about security and how to make it better. and so we're -- while we can break in and do harm, we don't. we just, we show how you can break in to improve security. on the other hand, there's the actual bad guys, and they have various ranges and motives from just, you know, teenagers goofing off and trying to impress their friends to, you know, actual organized crime trying to steal money and credit card
Oct 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
from a guy in belarus. it is a different problem. >> robert o'harrow described you as a good guy hacker, white hat hacker. what does that mean. what is the mode of of some of the black hat hackers? >> the white hat, the good guy hackers, we are the guys who develop skills to do the same thing as the bad guys can do. we break into computers, but instead of breaking in and stealing information and causing problems, we tell everyone what we did, try to work with vendors to make things secure, give talks about security, how to make it better. so while we can break in and do harm, we don't. we show how to break in to improve security. on the other hand, there is the actual bad guys. they have various ranges of motives, from just teenagers goofing off and trying to impress their friends to actual organized crime trying to steal money and credit card information to the government's trying to commit espionage and actual cyber warfare. there is a whole range of attackers on the black hat side. >> we did not get a lot of your biography, but you worked at the nsa for a while and are now with twitt
Oct 25, 2012 4:30am PDT
together with the belarus people. the rates of the incarceration are five, six, seven, eight times than most in other societies, europe and elsewhere, though their rates of nonviolent crime and drug use are not that much different than ours. so if another country were to lock up its own people at the rate that we do, and if our rates of incarceration were more normative to the rest of the world, we would regard with that other country was doing as a massive violation of human rights. that's the way we would look at it. now, the other point here is what we're doing is not even consistent with american history. i mean, we had 500,000 people behind bars in 1980 and now we have 2.3 million, 2.4 million people behind bars and almost have 5,000 people behind bars just for a drug violation. there are as many people behind bars for a drug violation than we had for everything in 1980. it's not consistent with global standards and not consistent with our own history. it's costing a vast amount of money and i think what you see is for some of the d.a.'s and others are beginning to say enough is en
Oct 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
belarus and the minister of sudan. they meet with the zimbabwes of the world. when they say that insurgents or terrorists are trying to hijack our political reforms, it resonate with some of these groups, but they don't have too many friends right now, and you can see there's not that many people in the hall. >> elyse, excellent report, as always. >> thank you. >>> the syrian minister is here, of course, defending his government. all you have to do is just take a look at some of the government's latest attacks on its own people. bulldozers demolishing buildings in hama. we're also told they have torn down 120 buildings so far. now, this area is once home to about 30,000 mostly poor folks. also the center of opposition activity in the city. now, forces are going door to door essentially telling people to evacuate before the demolition begins. thousands more syrians are now displaced. >>> tense fighting also being reported in syria's main cities, aleppo and damascus. let's go to neighboring lebanon. mohammed, first of all, you look at these pictures. i mean, we see the demolit
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
this week at the united nations meet with other kind of rogue states, belarus, the sudanese government, and he's saying, listen, we're in a fight against terrorists right now. he's lumping all the opposition, even the peaceful protesters, in with these rebels, and insurgents that have been, you know, bombing a lot of regime facilities and he's going to say, listen, we need to crack down on terrorism, and you need to crack down on states like qatar, like saudi arabia, who are funding these guys. >> and meantime, we keep on seeing all of the atrocities coming out of there. secretary hillary clinton is hosting a friends of syria meeting, attended by about 20 of the world's foreign ministers last week and she talked about a upon alternative strategy. let's listen to it. >> but it's no secret that our attempts to move forward at the u.n. security council have been blocked repeatedly. on tuesday, i met with joint special representative brahimi to discuss alternative strategies, but the united states is not waiting. >> so this is in lieu of a resolution from the security council. do we have a
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
gadhafi. and he's friends with people like russian leaders, the president of belarus, and that gives you an idea about how in the future this can be a problem, big problem for the united states, because he is friending people who have friends nowhere else in the world, and strategically it is a problem for the united states. >> six more years, we're watching closely, rafael romo, thank you. >> thank you. >>> politicians, how about our kind of politicians, we have seen them all kiss babies, tell jokes, all in an effort to woo you, the voter. now, candidates have left social media to wooromney's frosted pun bread. you have big bird looking for a job on twitter. we'll look at the online battle for votes next. >>> this massive wedding fight in a hotel lobby turned deadly over this past weekend. and, of course, there is video. take a look at this. this was taken by an onlooker and uploaded to youtube. you can hear the sounds, the screams, you see the police. this is philadelphia. they used batons and tasers to get control of this fight involving two separate wedding parties. police say during
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
unilateral coercive measures imposed on the peoples of other countries, such as venezuela, belarus, iran, syria and the democratic people's republic of korea. mr. president, our aspiration to achieve a positive reform of the international organization stems from our desire to find a world based on justice, security and prosperity for all the peoples of the world, away from the colonial tendencies -- hegemonic tendencies of some countries that seek to exploit the united nations to achieve their own interests at the expense of other countries. we hope that the united nations can take the people of the world to a better future that fulfills their aspirations for life, coexistence, development and food sufficiency, and away from all forms of tension, confrontation and wars, pursuant to what the united nations charter stipulates and its principles and purposes which seek to preserve the sovereignty of states and equality among them in rights and duties. i thank you, mr. president. [applause] >> spent coming up in about 40 minutes will go live to england for labor party leader ed miliband's ad
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